Post from guest blogger Eloise Collison. Eloise is a freelance writer, organic gardener, and fibre fanatic who lives and writes in Westboro.
Climate Action Network Canada and Greenpeace Canada are hosting an event featuring leading climate change thinkers from the United States and Europe, short films on climate justice, and a reception to celebrate the launch of new reports from Eco-Equity, the Pembina Institute, and Greenpeace Canada.
This event will address issues surrounding Canada’s commitment to stabilizing the earth’s climate and stimulating a green energy revolution here.
Featured speakers will include:
Tom Athanasiou, director of EcoEquity, a U.S.-based organization dedicated to linking ecological issues with the problems of social equity. He will be discussing ways the international community can carry out an emergency program to stabilize the Earth’s climate
while preserving sustainable human development.
Sven Teske, Greenpeace International’s Amsterdam-based Renewable Energy Director. He will be talking about how to kick-start a clean energy revolution here at home.
Monday, April 20, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington St., Ottawa ON
Phone: 613-558-3368 Email: mburgess (at) climateactionnetwork.ca